City of Nanticoke, PA
Luzerne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Nanticoke 3-3-1975 by Ord. No. 8-1975 (Ch. 1, Part 3E, of the 2004 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
A department, to be known as the "Department of Community Development," is hereby created.
The Department of Community Development, under the Director of the Department of Community Development, shall perform those functions required for the desirable growth and development of the City of Nanticoke, including the responsibility for the planning, execution and administration of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, extending financial assistance to communities in the elimination or prevention of slums or urban blight, or activities which will benefit low- and moderate-income families, or other urban community development needs. The areas of responsibility of this Department shall be:
A. 
The preparation, execution and submission of an application under the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 for a community development program and funds.
B. 
The preparation, execution and submission of all necessary applications, documents, contracts, agreements and all other documents and functions on behalf of the City of Nanticoke incident to, necessary for or required by the Community Development Program of 1975.
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The administration and execution of all functions on behalf of the City of Nanticoke for the implementation of the Community Development Program of 1975 with all federal, state, regional agencies, departments or bureaus of all political subdivisions and/or body politics.
D. 
The execution and administration of all activities and functions which the City of Nanticoke is empowered or required to perform under all the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States of America.
E. 
Such other functions which may be implied or assigned by law, resolution or ordinance to this Department.
The duties, responsibilities and powers of the Director of the Department of Community Development shall be:
A. 
To direct the performance of all duties and responsibilities required of his department or its subordinate agencies as provided by statute, ordinance or resolution of the City of Nanticoke, and such other duties as may be required by statute, resolution or ordinance which are not in conflict with law or ordinances.
B. 
To appoint or remove subordinate officers and employees within the Department of Community Development with the approval of City Council.
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To prescribe the internal organization of the Department and the duties of the subordinate officers and employees of the Department.
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To assign functions, powers and duties to subordinate officers and employees within the Department and modify such assignments as need appears.
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To supervise the work of the Department of Community Development.
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To delegate powers to subordinate officers and employees as the Director may deem necessary for efficient administration.
A. 
The Director of the Department of Community Development is authorized, empowered and directed, on behalf of the City of Nanticoke, to file and execute an application for financial assistance with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to carry out the community development program and Act as the authorized representative of the City of Nanticoke.
B. 
The Director of the Department of Community Development is hereby authorized to provide such assurances and/or certifications on behalf of the City of Nanticoke as required by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.